A Stay-at-Home Mom’s Guide to Space Saver Bags

I recently decided that since I’m now a stay-at-home mom, I should have closets that reflect my new station in life.  I thought those space saver vacuum bags looked like a fairly affordable way to achieve this. The following is my personal experience. Step 1:  Choose the correct size for the items you wish to […]

Learning to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

I haven’t had many different jobs in my life, but I’ve always worked.  When my oilfield man took the job this past June, I’d been technically unemployed for 3 months.  I felt so guilty to not be contributing monetarily, though I was happy to finally be with my kids.  I thought being a stay-at-home mom […]

Blissful DAYS OFF

    How do I love thee….. Let me count the ways! I am blessed. One of the most important things for me as a working oilfield wife  (OFW) is having a husband who stands behind me and supports the fact that I work outside of our home. In order for me to be successful […]

Do You “SPOIL” Your OFM On His Days Off?

  Recently I caught myself completely absorbed into a social media thread that posed the question “How Do You Spoil Your OFM When He Is Home.” I was literally in shock and amazement from some of the response. Yes, no joke, some made me laugh out loud and yet other responses made me feel like […]

Less-Distracted Living

Some of you are already going on about fall — taking your favorite boots out of the closet, maybe indulging in those pumpkin-spice coffee drinks everyone loves to rave about. And though fall doesn’t officially start until the 22nd, and it’s still in the 90s here in Colorado, I’ve caught a bit of the autumn […]

12 Sure Signs That Your Husband’s Hitch Is Almost Over

Sure Signs That Your Husband’s Hitch Is Almost Over He texts you a countdown every morning. 5 more days, 4 more days, 3 more days… Your response to every text from him says either, “HURRY! The kids are driving me CRAZY!” or “HURRY! I don’t know how much longer I can do this!” Your legs […]

T-minus 8 Hours and Cleaning

After a long week alone, I wake up and realize today’s the day, and my husband will be home in about 8 hours. As I lie in bed and think about all the things that need to be done before he gets home, I curse myself for putting so many things off until the last […]